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[07/15/13 - 09:42 AM]
John Oliver and Friends Are Back for Another Bite of the Big Apple When "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show" Season 4 Premieres on Comedy Central(R) Friday, July 26 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
Nick Turner, Colin Jost and Reggie Watts are all featured in the debut installment.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

JOHN OLIVER AND FRIENDS ARE BACK FOR ANOTHER BITE OF THE BIG APPLE WHEN "JOHN OLIVER'S NEW YORK STAND-UP SHOW" SEASON 4 PREMIERES ON COMEDY CENTRAL(R) FRIDAY, JULY 26 AT 11:00 P.M. ET/PT

Premiere Episode Features Stand-Up Sets from Nick Turner, Colin Jost, and Reggie Watts

Episodes Available Day After Air in SD and HD for Download-To-Own on iTunes, Xbox Video Amazon Instant Video, Sony Entertainment Network, Samsung and Vudu

NEW YORK, July 15, 2012 - "The Daily Show's" John Oliver is pulling double duty this summer when he once again brings together some of his favorite stand-up comedians for the fourth season of "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show," premiering on COMEDY CENTRAL on Friday, July 26 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Filmed at Webster Hall in New York City and presented with limited commercial interruption, "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show" is a half-hour series featuring three comedians per episode and hosted by Oliver, who opens each episode with all-new material. In the premiere episode, featuring Nick Turner, Colin Jost, and Reggie Watts, we learn about the troubling existence of "Daily Show" slash fiction, exactly what a year's supply of donuts consists of, and Watts' stance on cultural differences, told in his signature song form.

Throughout the eight episode season, fans will be treated to sets from an exciting mix of up-and-comers and established names: James Adomian, W. Kamau Bell, Mark Forward, Travon Free, Ron Funches, Gary Gulman, Phil Hanley, Seth Herzog, Pete Holmes, Jessi Klein, Jamie Lee, Tom Lennon, Joe Mande, Morgan Murphy, Sara Schaefer, Rory Scovel, Dan Soder, Paul F. Tompkins, Brooke Van Poppelen, Ali Wong, and Joe Zimmerman.

Leading up to the season premiere, both the Comedy Central Stand-Up and John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show Web sites will feature preview clips from the new season, episode highlights from previous seasons and a photo gallery featuring season four comedians. The CC:Stand-Up app will also feature a special playlist throughout the month of July with highlights from the first three seasons of the series.

Each episode of "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show" will be made available the day after air in SD and HD for download-to-own on iTunes, Xbox Video, Amazon Instant Video, Sony Entertainment Network, Samsung and Vudu. A season pass also will be available on the platforms that support it.

"John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show" is produced by Avalon Television, Art & Industry, and Sixteen String Jack Productions. It is executive produced by Oliver, Richard Allen-Turner, David Martin, James Taylor, and Jon Thoday; and directed by Shannon Hartman. Michelle Caputo is the series Producer, and Avalon's Dan Lubetkin serves as Co-Executive Producer. The Executive in Charge for COMEDY CENTRAL is Anne Harris.

COMEDY CENTRAL, the #1 brand in comedy, is the home for the biggest names in stand-up including recent one-hour specials from Daniel Tosh, Kevin Hart, Jeff Dunham, Gabriel Iglesias, Paul F. Tompkins, Matt Braunger, Kristen Schaal, DL Hughley, Amy Schumer, Anthony Jeselnik, Aziz Ansari, Chris Hardwick, Hannibal Buress, John Mulaney, Al Madrigal, Reggie Watts, Demetri Martin and Pete Holmes.

In addition to its specials, COMEDY CENTRAL stand-up series include "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show," "Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution," "Mash Up," "The Half Hour" and

"Adam Devine's House Party," a new series launching this summer from Adam Devine, co-creator and star of "Workaholics."

For clips, trailers, and other behind-the-scenes content visit www.cc.com/stand-up or the

CC: Stand-Up Facebook page, download the CC: Stand-Up app for iOS devices and Xbox Live, follow @ccstandup on Twitter and listen to COMEDY CENTRAL Radio, exclusively on SiriusXM.

A part of the UK's Avalon Management Group, AVALON TELEVISION U.S. has produced the past three seasons of "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show." In addition to the series, Avalon Television US is currently producing COMEDY CENTRAL's hit series "Workaholics," now in pre-production on season four and a new stand-up series starring "Workaholics'" Adam Devine titled "Adam Devine's House Party," debuting this fall on COMEDY CENTRAL.





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